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Our Long National Pet-Feeding Nightmare Is Coming To An End

buzzfeed.com — Pets are great, but feeding them? It's a challenge on par with the space program, and few have really mastered how to feed a dog. There are so many variables to consider - what kind of animal is this? is it hungry? how much food should I give it?

Jet.com Gets A Big New Funding Round. Now All It Has To Do Is Launch

buzzfeed.com — It turns out that promising to undercut Amazon - and the rest of the retail industry - in what could easily become the mother of all price wars is an attractive proposition to big investors.

Staples: "Unfortunate" That Obama Is Attacking A Major Employer And Taxpayer

buzzfeed.com — Staples has shot back at President Obama over comments made to BuzzFeed News, where he criticized the company for its policy of limiting the number of hours worked by its part-time employees. "I suspect that they could well afford to treat their workers favorably and give them some basic financial security," President Obama said in an interview Tuesday with BuzzFeed News.

McDonald's New Promotion: We'll Trade Our Fries For Your Love

buzzfeed.com — Love might not be able to conquer all, or save ousted McDonald's CEO Donald Thompson's job. But for a limited time, it will be accepted, occasionally, as legal tender in exchange for a burger and fries at McDonald's outlets.

Apple Is Now So Huge That All The Other Giants Look Tiny

buzzfeed.com — Apple's revenue in the last three months was $74.6 billion, an increase of $17 billion compared to the same period last year. In its 2014 fiscal year, Starbucks' total revenue was $16.4 billion. The company's quarterly net income rose to $18 billion, up from $13 billion a year ago.

8 Things We Learned About Shake Shack From Its IPO Filing

buzzfeed.com — From Manhattan's unique love affair with the Shackburger to concerns about the fate of Moscow's Shake Shacks amid Western sanctions, there was plenty to learn in the company's SEC filing.

The First Victim Of The Ruble Crisis Offers A Bruce Willis Credit Card

buzzfeed.com — Via Reuters: "Russian mid-sized lender Trust Bank is to receive up to 30 billion rubles ($530 million) from the central bank to stop it going bankrupt in the first bailout of its kind during the current rouble crisis. The central bank said its Deposit Insurance Agency, responsible for managing crisis-hit lenders, would take over interim supervision of Trust Bank as of Monday."

Do You Forgive Harvard Sichuan Shaming Guy

buzzfeed.com — On Tuesday, an outrage was uncovered: Ben Edelman, an associate professor at Harvard Business School, was revealed to have hectored a Boston Sichuan restaurant over discrepancies in menu pricing.

A Look Through The Sony Pictures Data Hack: This Is As Bad As It Gets

buzzfeed.com — After sifting through almost 40 gigabytes of leaked internal data, one thing is clear: Sony Pictures appears to have suffered the most embarrassing and all-encompassing hack of internal corporate data ever made public. The data dump, which was reviewed extensively by BuzzFeed News, includes employee criminal background checks, salary negotiations and doctor's letters explaining the medical rationale for leaves of absence.

How To Use The Word "Millennial" 20 Times In One Email

buzzfeed.com — Original Message ---- Subject: 5 Millennial Myths in Workplace From: Jane Doe Date: Tue, November 11, 2014 4:10 pm To: tom.gara@buzzfeed.com Good Afternoon Tom, I couldn't help but think ... what's more perfect for a story on Millennials than an outlet who's primary consumer is a Millennial.
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RT @TheOnion: Justice Department Calls On Ferguson To Align Level Of Institutional Racism With Rest Of Country onion.com/17Wcj8q

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RT @NYCFireWire: This is how close to disaster this incident at LGA was. Photographer: Unknown. pic.twitter.com/R5RWe822Nz

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MoMA's Bjork show: "another self-inflected wound in the most important institution to Modernism on Earth" vulture.com/2015/03/momas-…

Mar 05, 2015

At the Etsy HQ they compost (of course) and employees take it to an urban farm (of course) by bicycle (OF COURSE) buzzfeed.com/matthewzeitlin…

Mar 05, 2015

Tonight's @BuzzFeedBiz dinner is at a place offering "Seething Hot and Spicy Peppery Fish Filet". "Seething" is an underused menu descriptor

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